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In The News

Advanced Airfoil Components opens 210,000 square-foot facility in Hillsborough County

Last year the Tampa Hillsborough EDC announced that Advanced Airfoil Components, a joint venture between Siemens USA and Chromalloy, chose Hillsborough County for its headquarters. On Friday, October 26, Advanced Airfoil Components celebrated its opening with employees, partners and leadership.   In this FOX 13 News – Tampa Bay video, learn more about Advanced Airfoil Components brand new 210,000 square-foot advanced manufacturing facility HQ located at 13124 U.S. Highway 41, near Big Bend Road, in Gibsonton. The facility already has 75 employees … Continued

Seen on TV: Big Storm Brewing joins Global Tampa Bay in Chile for export sales mission

Big Storm Brewing, along with the Global Tampa Bay team, are in Santiago, Chile currently for an export sales mission. As one of our Gold Key companies, Big Storm will participate in one-on-one meetings with potential buyers during the trip.   The Chile economy offers local companies significant trade opportunities due to its open market policies, zero tariffs, stable democratic government, solid business practices and low corruption. Chile was Florida’s third largest merchandise export in 2017, with Florida representing about … Continued

Site Selection exclusive: Take me out to the mixed-use development

  In the August 2018 issue of Site Selection magazine, Ron Starner takes a deeper look at the Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed ballpark in Tampa’s historic Ybor City neighborhood and the economic development potential it could bring to the area.   In an exclusive interview, Melanie Lenz, the Rays’ VP of Strategy and Development, talked about the new ballpark and the team’s goal for it to be a catalyst for economic development. “The goal was to identify a site that was within … Continued

In The News

Advanced Airfoil Components opens 210,000 square-foot facility in Hillsborough County

Last year the Tampa Hillsborough EDC announced that Advanced Airfoil Components, a joint venture between Siemens USA and Chromalloy, chose Hillsborough County for its headquarters. On Friday, October 26, Advanced Airfoil Components celebrated its opening with employees, partners and leadership.   In this FOX 13 News – Tampa Bay video, learn more about Advanced Airfoil Components brand new 210,000 square-foot advanced manufacturing facility HQ located at 13124 U.S. Highway 41, near Big Bend Road, in Gibsonton. The facility already has 75 employees … Continued

Seen on TV: Big Storm Brewing joins Global Tampa Bay in Chile for export sales mission

Big Storm Brewing, along with the Global Tampa Bay team, are in Santiago, Chile currently for an export sales mission. As one of our Gold Key companies, Big Storm will participate in one-on-one meetings with potential buyers during the trip.   The Chile economy offers local companies significant trade opportunities due to its open market policies, zero tariffs, stable democratic government, solid business practices and low corruption. Chile was Florida’s third largest merchandise export in 2017, with Florida representing about … Continued

Site Selection exclusive: Take me out to the mixed-use development

  In the August 2018 issue of Site Selection magazine, Ron Starner takes a deeper look at the Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed ballpark in Tampa’s historic Ybor City neighborhood and the economic development potential it could bring to the area.   In an exclusive interview, Melanie Lenz, the Rays’ VP of Strategy and Development, talked about the new ballpark and the team’s goal for it to be a catalyst for economic development. “The goal was to identify a site that was within … Continued